In a vote that ended Jan. 21, Cincinnati.com readers selected the Cincinnati Enquirer Athletes of the Week, presented by Mercy Health, from high school sports action through Jan. 16.
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The week's winners are:
Ohio boys basketball team: DePaul Cristo Rey - DePaul won two games this week. On Monday, Jan. 10, DePaul defeated Covington Latin 65-20. On Wednesday, Jan.12, DePaul defeated Immaculate Conception Academy 51-38. In the game against Immaculate Conception Academy, DePaul's team broke the school record for steals in a game with 23.
Ohio girls basketball team: Mariemont – Mariemont has now won seven of its last eight games and is 10-3 after picking up wins against Batavia, Taylor and Madeira.
Northern Kentucky boys basketball team: Dixie Heights – The Colonels moved to 12-3 on the year after a 71-65 won over North Oldham and a 77-72 win against Highlands.
Northern Kentucky girls basketball team: Notre Dame – The Pandas stayed atop the 9th Region with three more victories, beating Mercy 66-54, Cooper 55-44 and Male 63-55.
Boys winter team of the week: Turpin boys bowling – The Turpin bowling team broke several team records in a 3,069-1,371 win over Winton Woods. Team records broken were match total (now 2,769), high Baker game (now 269) and total Baker round (now 938).
Girls winter team of the week: Summit Country Day bowling – Summit Country Day topped Roger Bacon 1,960-1,773 and Deer Park 1,707-1,433 to improve to a flawless 12-0 in dual matches.
Ohio boys basketball big school player: Dale Yauger III, Edgewood - In a pivotal conference game Tuesday night against Mount Healthy, the senior guard had 23 points, 2 steals, 2 rebounds and an assist while going 11-for-13 from the line in a 65-52 Edgewood victory. That took Edgewood to 4-0 in the conference.
Ohio boys basketball small school player: Tavon Tatum, DePaul Cristo Rey - In a 65-20 win over Covington Latin on Monday, Jan.10, Tavon scored 17 points and had 5 steals. In a 51-38 win over Immaculate Conception Academy Wednesday, Jan.12, Tavon scored 12 points and had 4 steals.
Ohio girls basketball big school player: Kassie Ingram, Kings – The sophomore had 16 points, 13 rebounds, three assists and three steals in Kings’ 55-51 overtime win over Walnut Hills Jan. 12.
Ohio girls basketball small school player: Peyton Shafer, Goshen – She had 18 points, six rebounds, five assists and six steals in Goshen’s 56-38 win over East Clinton Jan. 10.
Northern Kentucky/Indiana boys basketball player: Quantez Calloway, Holmes – He scored 43 points with eight rebounds and three steals in an 82-76 win over Ryle Jan. 14, making 14-of-18 field goals. He also scored 33 in a win at Scott, making 12-of-17 shots.
Northern Kentucky/Indiana girls basketball player: Kylie Aytes, Notre Dame – The senior led NDA with 19 points and added five rebounds, four steals and some clutch free throws down the stretch in a 66-54 home win over state-ranked Mercy.
Boys bowler: Layne Masters, Conner – He shot a 239 in the Cougars’ win over Dixie Heights.
Girls bowler: Emmee Depenbrock, Conner – She shot a 234 to help the Cougars defeat Dixie Heights.
Boys archer: Ethan Barker, Villa Madonna – He finished fourth overall and third in the boys division at the Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference championships with a personal-best 287, leading Villa Madonna to a Division II/III victory.
Girls archer: Peyton Scott, Ryle – She shot 281 in the Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference tournament to finish third in the girls standings and help the Raiders finish second as a team.
Boys swimmer/diver: Liam Connelly, Covington Latin – The senior set two school records (the 50 free and the 100 IM) and scored two first-place finishes in the 100 IM and the 100 free in a tri-meet Jan. 11 against Holy Cross and Campbell County.
Girls swimmer/diver: Jessey Li, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy – She won the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard breaststroke at the Southwest Ohio Swimming and Diving Classic Jan. 15-16
Ohio boys wrestling: Gavin Legault, Kings – The senior won the 176-pound weight class at the Charlie Moore Invitational with a 1:02-minute pin over his Finneytown opponent Jan. 14-15.
Northern Kentucky/Indiana boys wrestling: Corbin Walston, Lawrenceburg – He won the 152-pound title at the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference meet, winning all three matches pin in the first minute of play. He is 26-0 for the season.
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